Glittery skulls, bangin' victory rolls, and some AMAZING shoulder jewelry make this outdoor love fest into a chic little retro-inspired wedding. And don't miss the candle unity ceremony (with grandmother cameos!), a flower girl who totally nailed her job, and a Corvette entrance to the ceremony.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of retro posts.
Who says you can't have a romantic wedding surrounded by Frankenstein, The Elephant Man, and a haunted 1920s vibe? Harnessing the powers of officiant Rev D and pulling out some super chic '20s fashion, these two had a funny, scary, and personal party with their nearest and dearest.
We are loving this intimate waterfront ceremony that includes readings from the moms, a loving moment of silence for a lost brother, and a little floofy pooch ring bearer who served as reading inspiration. On top of that, this pair decided to go total Gatsby with a 1920s-themed reception! A placid lake meets a rockin' party and we wouldn't want it any other way. Just wait until you see the peacock tights and art deco cake!
Las Vegas isn't really known for subtle and intimate, but this pair made it happen, complete with a pin-up-inspired backdrop at a 1950s-styled Las Vegas wedding chapel. Add a twirly dress and crinoline, a ceremony high-five, and some "zombie faces," and this was a retro-fab party. Add on the big Toronto reception a month later, and the celebration was complete. Oh, and wait until you see the surprise ring from the bride!
Ultra chic vintage fashion lovers meets geeky 8-bit LEGO — all is right with the world. This gorgeous pair opted for a 1960s feel in Las Vegas, complete with a surprise serenade by some Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin impersonators! Add in the kiss switcheroo from the groom during the ceremony and the bride's brother's hilarious anecdote, and you'll be loving it as much as we do.
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These two love them some old timey fun and brought it ALL to their wedding in the bride's hometown of Detroit. She also totally schooled her Chicago pals in all things awesome in Detroit: the Henry Ford museum complex, awesome food (including Coney dogs!), and goodie bags filled with local snacks and beers. Get on your penny-farthing and come take a peek!
The Day of the Doctor is coming in honor of Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. What better way to relish in one of our fave fandoms than to have a Doctor Who theme week? Today we've got an all-era time travel costume wedding! Think amazing decor (including light-up centerpieces!), a chihuahua in a dress, and a mysterious Time Lord officiant coming out of the smoke! This theatrical pair KNOWS how to throw a multi-talented party.
We love us some rockabilly, and we also love it when there's a chic tulle headpiece, flash tattoo decor, a squee-worthy first dance, and our own Rev. D presiding! And you'll love the traditional Polish-Slovak bridal dance that made the groom prove he will move mountains (of people!) to get to his bride.
Danger, Will Robinson! This wedding has too much retro sci-fi style to be contained! We're talking a science museum venue, guests in sci-fi gear (with matching DIY tin foil hats!), constellation cupcakes, and spooky-awesome fog! Oh, and let's not forget the famous Randy to the Rescue dress. Resistance is futile.
Let me just leave this here: Adventure Time cake, custom manga shoes, retro pin-up style, and a killer aviation museum venue. We can't even get over the CAKE! You have to see it. Plus, all the awesome group shots in the museum and the sweet kissy-face shots. And let's not forget the whispered naughty secrets during the portrait session in the comic book store!